ePub is an open ebook standard produced by the International Digital Publishing Forum . Pages ’09 lets you export your documents in ePub format for reading with iBooks on iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch. iBooks supports both ePub and PDF file formats, and you can export both from Pages. When to use ePub or PDF Use ePub when text is the most important part of your document, for example when you create a book, a report, a paper, a thesis, or classroom reading material. Creating ePub files with Pages
iTunes U Now Lets Teachers Invite Students to Lesson Plans Apple's online educational catalog, iTunes U , updated its app and website on Wednesday by adding enhanced features to make it even more convenient for students and educators. Now, educators have the ability to distribute courses privately and invite students to take them. Any teacher can signup to offer courses via iTunes U . Launched in 2007 , iTunes U allows member educational institutions to manage and share content for students. Shortly after the new iPad was unveiled in March , the iTunes U app was touted as being able to bring online classes to mobile. Through the app, teachers can upload a course syllabus, arrange audio, video and iBooks onto iTunes U .
5 Ideas for using iBooks Author and iBooks 2 « iteach Lounge i 1 Votes Introduction When the original iPad first arrived there was buzz about how this device could change education.
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iPad Academy reached another milestone! From Nov. 1 to Dec. 1, Google reports the iPad Academy blog had 50,045 visits. Many thanks to our new and returning visitors for making this blog so popular. To celebrate this achievement, I’m sharing a list of 70+ apps I created to help show the versatility of the iPad. I made this list as a “starter set” for those new to the iPad. Most of these apps are free . iPad Starter Set: Collection of 70+ iPad Apps, Nearly All Free
iBooks Author: Multi-Touch Book Creation With a Big Catch While it’s no secret that iBooks hasn’t been a runaway success as Apple had hoped, the company is trying their hand at revolutionizing the book industry once more -but this time they’ve shifted their efforts towards the education market. Along with the new iBooks 2, Apple introduced iBooks Author , their simplistic, yet feature-rich solution for creating textbooks, cookbooks, and just about any other kind of book, for the iPad. In making the app both user-friendly and free, Apple is clearly striving to make publishing available “for the rest of us”.
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